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Richard Gilbert talks about tax fraud and how to protect yourself.

Protect Yourself from Fraud this Tax Season

Unless you’re an accountant or tax preparer who loves the increase in clients this time of year, you’re probably not a huge fan of tax season. But scammers love it because it gives them the opportunity to do what they like to do most – defraud you. There’s a massive web of tax-related scams out…

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Titania Jordan talks about virtual kidnapping and what parents can do about this new scam.

Virtual Kidnapping: A New Threat for Parents and Kids Online

A virtual kidnapping call can be terrifying – that’s why it’s important to be prepared in advance.

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Kurt Long talks about balancing privacy vs. security in messaging and why it's so important.

Balancing Privacy vs. Security is the Key to Safer Online Messaging

If someone asked you if you want the messages you send and receive to be private, you’d probably say “yes.” Most of us want at least some degree of privacy with our messages. Some of us even choose messaging apps with disappearing messages or other guarantees of complete privacy. But in the evolving landscape of…

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Paige Hanson gives tips to protect yourself from financial fraud.

Financial Fraud Protection Tips You Can Use Today

Many of us have heard horror stories about the consequences of identity theft and various types of fraud. You may have even experienced it or watched a loved one go through it. And we’ve also heard about how criminals are exploiting new technologies. But even though the technology is fancier, most of the ways they…

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Leo Laporte talks about advances in tech and what we can expect in the future.

Advances in Tech and What They Mean for You

Technology has changed so much over the past few years. New tools and ways to use them are showing up at an unprecedented rate. For those of us who aren’t enthusiasts of fancy tech stuff, it can feel like a lot of these advances only matter to the people who use high-tech gadgets and fiddle…

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Joyce Petrowski talks about protecting seniors from scams and the scam red flags we should all know.

Protecting Seniors from Scams with Education and Awareness

Older adults are full of wisdom and experience. But they are also frequent targets for scams, fraud, and deceit. But education and awareness efforts can help in protecting seniors from scams. By having conversations, highlighting common scammer tactics, sharing real-life anecdotes, and providing practical advice, we can all work together to safeguard our older loved…

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Bam Azizi talks about crypto in 2024 and the advances we can expect.

How Crypto is Advancing in 2024 and Beyond

If we want to see crypto succeed in 2024 and beyond, there needs to be more regulation.

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David McRaney talks about how to change minds and the psychology behind opinions.

How to Change Minds (Including Your Own) With the Psychology of Opinions

If someone asks you for your opinion on something, you can probably give an answer without much thought. But if you thought about it, would your opinion change? For most of us, the answer is yes. At the very least, we’d end up with a better idea of why we have that opinion. Understanding the…

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